Leading Light business development privacy notice

Privacy notice

This Privacy Notice provides information about how Erica Grigs T/A Leading Light Business Development (Leading Light) process personal information (Personal Data) as part of their normal business. 

Personal Data is any information by which an individual person can be identified. This includes a name, identification number, address, email address, IP address, photo, date of birth, and phone number. It also covers any factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity of a person.

Processing includes collection, recording, organising, storage, adapting, retrieval, use, erasure, or destruction.

Leading Light will take all reasonable steps to keep your Personal Data confidential whether this is held on a computer, on paper or other media.

For any information in relation to Data and Privacy, please contact Erica Grigs at Mill View, Churchill Road, North Somercotes, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 7QS Email: erica@demo3.sonicimagedesign.co.uk .

We are registered with the ICO under the Data Protection Register and our registration number is ZB08065.

The purpose of this Policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your Personal Data when you use our services and browse our website https://demo3.sonicimagedesign.co.uk/

  1. The type of personal information we collect 

Leading Light aims to provide you with the highest quality of service. To do this we must keep records about you, and the services we have provided to you or plan to provide to you.

The Personal Data we hold about you is protected by strict physical, electronic, and other means and includes:

  • Basic details about you such as your name
  • Address and telephone number
  • E-mail address
  • The contact details of your prospective and      current clients
  • Goods and Services provided
  • Financial details
  • Any information necessary for the provision of      our Services
  • We will also process Personal Data about our suppliers, any employees, independent contractors, advisers, and other advisers and professional experts.
  1. How we get the personal information and why we have it

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

  • You are a client or prospective client interested in working with us
  • You have signed up to our mailing list.

We also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios:

– Searches including Google and other sources of public information for the purposes of introducing you to your prospective clients.

– Telephone calls whereby we may enquire to contact the individual responsible for making decisions based on the product or service applicable to their role within a business.

– Client and prospecting data supplied by our clients.

We may use the information that you have given us to keep you informed of relevant products or services.  You can opt out by emailing your request to erica@demo3.sonicimagedesign.co.uk

Some data is deemed Sensitive Data and we can only process this with your consent or the individual whose Personal Data it is. If the consent is not forthcoming or withdrawn, we may not be able to complete the provision of our Services with no liability on our part. Sensitive Data includes information about racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data biometric data, sex life or sexual orientation, and medical information.

  1. Who we may share your information with? 

Information will be seen by the Leading Light staff and approved representatives involved in delivering your services. There is sometimes a need to share information about you with other Third-Party providers so that we can work together to provide you with the best possible service to meet your needs. We will only ever share your information when there is a legitimate need to do so. 

It may also be necessary to share some information with: 


Business associates and other professional advisers

Financial organisations

Official bodies

Service providers 

We never share personal data with any other organisation for third party marketing purposes.

  1. The Legal Basis for the Processing

Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are: 

(a) Your consent. You can remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting: Erica@demo3.sonicimagedesign.co.uk 

(b) It is necessary for the performance of a contract 

(c) We have a legal obligation.

(d) It is necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person. 

(e) We need it to perform a public task.

(f) We have a legitimate interest.

  1. Transfers

It may sometimes be necessary to transfer Personal Data overseas when using standard software and programmes such as Google and GoDaddy. When transfers are needed, information may be transferred to countries or territories around the world. Any transfers made will be in full compliance with all aspects of UK GDPR and follow the country-specific legislation.

  1. Keeping your information up to date 

We will make sure that the information we hold about you is accurate and up-to date. We may check with you from time to time to make sure we have the right information about you. If the information is not correct, you can ask us to change it.

  1. Retention of Data

We will keep your personal information for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which we collect it and in accordance with any applicable statutory data retention periods.

Any redundant data will be deleted, and we regularly review storage for this purpose.

  1. Your Rights

Under UK Data Protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information. 

Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete. 

Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances. This is subject to our legal rights.

Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances. 

Your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

  1. Can I see my records?

You have the right to ask what personal information we hold about you and to request a free copy of the information. This is known as a Subject Access Request (SAR). SARs must be in writing and accompanied by proof of your identity and address. If you want specific information e.g., a particular timeframe, please clarify this.

If someone is requesting information on your behalf, we shall need your written consent and evidence of ID for both of you.

We must provide you with the information you request within 30 days although we will endeavour to do so as soon as possible.

We have the right to charge for unreasonable requests e.g., repeated requests for the same information.

  1. Cookies

The internet pages of Leading Light use cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser. Many Internet sites and servers use cookies. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookies ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string through which Internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. This allows visited Internet sites and servers to differentiate the individual browser of the data subject from other Internet browsers that contain other cookies. A specific Internet browser can be recognized and identified using the unique cookie ID. Using cookies, Leading Light can provide the users of their website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting.

Using a cookie, the information and offers on the Leading Light website can be optimized with the user in mind. Cookies allow us to recognize our website users. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to utilize our website. The website user that uses cookies e.g., does not have to enter access data each time the website is accessed, because this is taken over by the website, and the cookies this stored on the user’s computer system. The data subject may, at any time prevent the setting of cookies through our website using a setting on their own browser being used and so deny the setting of cookies. Already set cookies may be deleted at any time via the internet browser. This is possible on all popular internet browsers. If an individual deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

  1. Complaints

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at erica@demo3.sonicimagedesign.co.uk or in writing to: The Data Controller, Leading Light Business Development, Mill View, Churchill Road, North Somercotes, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 7QS

You can also complain to the ICO if you are not satisfied with our response at 

Email  casework@ico.org.uk

Phone: 0303 123 1113

Website: https://www.ico.org.uk or write to the ICO at:

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House